Visiting Artists

Artist Helen Ceballos to Perform in the Bentley Theater

El cuerpo y la ruina/Body and Ruins 

The 19th Annual Stonewall Performance and Artist Conversation

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Bentley Theater

Sponsored by the Department of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies 
and the Department of Theater

Helen Ceballos, a multidisciplinary artist based in San Juan, Puerto Rico will be performing her piece "El cuerpo y la ruina/Body and Ruins" followed by and artist talk and question-and-answer session. Ceballos is the Department of Women's Gender, & Sexuality Studies's Nineteenth Annual Stonewall Speaker.

Students are encouraged to attend a workshop with Helen Ceballos at 3:30 p.m. on Monday, April 8, in 105 Dartmouth Hall. Please contact Prof. Analola Santana to sign up! This workshop is connected to Prof. Santana’s Spring Term class THEA 10.65: Performeras on the Latin American Stage.

Panel Discussion: The Poetics and Politics of Lynn Nottage

Panel Discussion:

intersectionality, black theatre, and “imagining the world anew”: the poetics and politics of Lynn Nottage

Please join Soyica Diggs Colbert of Georgetown University, Dartmouth faculty Chanté Mouton Kinyon, and acclaimed director Tazewell Thompson for a panel discussion on how Lynn Nottage’s Intimate Apparel resonates for U.S. audiences today.  The discussion will be moderated by Laura Edmondson, Associate Professor and Chair of the Theater Department.

Actors Zahra Ruffin ’17 and Gabriel Jenkinsen ’20 will open the discussion by performing a scene from the play.

Thursday, November 10 at 4:30 PM

Faculty Lounge, Hopkins Center


Fall Term Guest Director: TAZEWELL THOMPSON


TAZEWELL THOMPSON, international opera and theatre director, playwright and teacher. Opera productions in Madrid, Paris, Milan, Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, Cape Town, Vancouver, San Francisco, Wash. DC, Los Angeles, Detroit, Portland, Norfolk, Columbus, New Orleans, New Jersey, and NYC among others. Since 1988, directed 24 productions at Arena Stage, as resident director including: Caucasian Chalk Circle, M. Butterfly, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Yellowman, Yerma, The Heidi Chronicles, On The Verge, Fences, Playboy of the Western World, Glass Menagerie and more than 75 productions (many world and American premieres) in major theaters across the country. His production of Porgy and Bess was broadcast Live from Lincoln Center and received EMMY nominations for best director and best classical production.